Freeing a Poem — for Real Toads

Published June 1, 2019 by Nan Mykel

FREEING A POEM

Scraping what dwells in the bottom

of the bowl as it burbles, bubbles, babbles,

prattles and speaks in tongues

is a task only the Witness of the

Waking State can calmly oversee,

a scramble of them all, but on the

bottom of the bottom is fear.

5 comments on “Freeing a Poem — for Real Toads

  • Witness of the Waking State .. this is an intriguing psychological interpretation of the illustration, if that was your intention here. (I am uncertain because you have not referenced the artwork.)

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